Russian warships are practising the use of high precision weapons in the Atlantic ocean, Russia 's defence ministry said on Tuesday, putting the US on alert. Pictured: Russia's Kazan Yasen-M submarine, part of the Northern Fleet, which is in-bound for Cuba

Putin’s Atlantic show of strength: Russian warships practise using ‘high precision weapons’ as newest frigate and nuclear sub ‘pass 25 miles from US coast on way to Cuba’

Russian warships are practising the use of high precision weapons in the Atlantic ocean, Russia‘s defence ministry said on Tuesday, putting the US on alert. Vladimir Putin‘s most modern frigate Admiral Gorshkov, a hypersonic missile carrier, is accompanying nuclear submarine Kazan and two other naval vessels. The drills involve hitting targets from a distance of […]

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Natalia Larina (pictured), 50, had a reputation for handing down punishments to foes of the Moscow authorities and in support of the FSB secret services, but was more known for prominent criminal cases

Russian judge known for punishing the Kremlin’s foes is found dead after falling from a high window in Moscow

A Russian judge has been found dead after falling from a high window in Moscow. Natalia Larina, 50, had a reputation for handing down punishments to foes of the Moscow authorities and in support of Russia‘s FSB secret services, but was more known for prominent criminal cases. An investigation has been launched into the cause […]

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Ukraine cannot beat Russia on the battlefield and will have to enter talks with Vladimir Putin , one of Kyiv 's senior military commanders has admitted. Ukrainian soldiers are seen taking part in a training exercise in March, 2024

Ukraine cannot beat Russia on the battlefield and will have to enter talks with Putin, one of Zelensky’s senior military commanders admits

Ukraine cannot beat Russia on the battlefield and will have to enter talks with Vladimir Putin, one of Kyiv‘s senior military commanders has admitted. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has repeatedly ruled out talks with the Kremlin over the course of the two-year war, and a decree he issued after Russia formally annexed four Ukrainian regions […]

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How WW3 could be won in space… and it’s Russia and China leading the star wars nuke race: As Moscow vetoes UN bid to prevent space-based Armageddon, the deadly weapons Putin and Xi’s scientists are preparing to unleash on the West

Russia yesterday vetoed a UN resolution calling on all nations to prevent a dangerous nuclear arms race in outer space, sparking fears Moscow may be gearing up for a catastrophic cosmic escalation. The resolution would have called on all countries not to develop or deploy nuclear arms or other weapons of mass destruction in space, as […]

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Russian troops are seen n Ocheretyne after raising the Russian flag atop a building

Russia breaks through Ukraine front line and captures strategically important town after ‘newly-arrived brigade fled their post’ in major blow to Kyiv – just as US finally approves huge aid package

Russian troops have reportedly pushed through Ukrainian lines to take the strategic town of Ocheretyne in Donetsk – the latest scoop for Vladimir Putin‘s forces amid a recent string of gains on the battlefield. Videos shared on the Telegram messaging app by Russian military bloggers appeared to show the Russian tricolour flying atop a damaged building […]

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An aerial view shows destroyed houses after strike in the town of Pryvillya at the eastern Ukrainian region of Donbas on June 14, 2022

Ukraine ‘could lose on the battlefield by the end of 2024’, warns CIA Director William Burns

CIA Director William Burns said Ukraine may lose by the end of the year The invaded nation desperately needs new aid packages to fight Russia  But a $60bn package is being held up in the US’ House of Representatives  By Perkin Amalaraj Published: 09:41 BST, 19 April 2024 | Updated: 20:28 BST, 19 April 2024 […]

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German-American tycoon Karl-Erivan Haub, then 58, was training for a ski mountaineering race when he disappeared in April 2018

German billionaire who disappeared on the Matterhorn in 2018 was ‘caught with ”female Russian spy” in Moscow using facial recognition tech’ and has links to tycoon dubbed ‘Scarface’ who sold Montecito mansion to Harry and Meghan

A German billionaire who vanished amid a solo ski tour on Switzerland’s Matterhorn six years ago is believed to have been caught by facial recognition software in Moscow – and is allegedly living there with a Russian woman thought to be a spy. German-American retail tycoon Karl-Erivan Haub, then 58, was last seen heading up the […]

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China has increased its support for Vladimir Putin 's war in Ukraine by sending military equipment to Russia, American officials have said. Pictured: A Russian missile launcher fires rockets in the direction of Ukrainian troops in this image released on April 4

China is ramping up support for Putin’s war in Ukraine by supplying tank components, rocket fuel and other equipment

China has increased its support for Vladimir Putin‘s war in Ukraine by sending military equipment to Russia, American officials have said. The alarm was sounded as the Kremlin’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrived in China for an official visit on Monday, his ministry said, with the two countries looking to strengthen diplomatic ties as Russia’s invasion […]

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The Pontifex spoke to believers gathered in Saint Peter's Square in the Vatican today for an Easter Monday address.

‘Pray for me… and until next time’: Ailing Pope Francis, 87, makes Easter Monday speech from Vatican window as he renews plea for peace

Pope Francis has reiterated his call for peace across the world, as he asked people to pray for him amid swirling rumours of his declining health.  The Pontifex spoke to believers gathered in Saint Peter’s Square in the Vatican today for an Easter Monday address.  The ailing 87-year-old leader of the Catholic Church said: ‘May the […]

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A screen grab captured from a video shows crews of the Uragan MLRS of Russia's Vostok group of troops launch missile attacks towards Ukrainian positions in Donetsk on March 29, 2024

Europe has entered a ‘pre-war era’ and is not prepared for what Putin will do if he defeats Ukraine, Poland’s PM warns as NATO jets are scrambled to protect the country’s airspace

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk has declared Europe is now in a ‘pre-war era’ and warned a Ukrainian defeat to Russia would only embolden Vladimir Putin. ‘I know it sounds devastating, especially to people of the younger generation, but we have to mentally get used to the arrival of a new era. The pre-war era,’ […]

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